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5 results for Business North Carolina Vol. 18 Issue 9, September 1998
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24302
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This excerpt from 'Closing' details the closing of White Furniture Co., a century old furniture manufacturer in Mebane, North Carolina. The company had been sold to a conglomerate in 1993 and was then shut down, causing 203 people to lose their jobs. In the 1990s, this was a common situation, when Americans lost their jobs to layoffs, outsourcing, downsizing, buyouts, and off-shoring.
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24304
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Bill Graham is a private investigator on a case between Tohato Inc., a Japanese cookie company, and Club Corporation International Inc., a golf club company. The two companies are fighting over Pinewild, a 2,100 acre gated development in Pinehurst. Tohato sued ClubCorp for mismanagement and hired Graham to find evidence against the company.
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24303
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Marc Gustafson is president and CEO of Volvo Trucks North America Inc. and he plans to turn the company around by updating his trucking line with brand new premium trucks, not the outdated older models that put the business at the bottom in the first place.
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24312
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Although residents want to see economic growth in Hickory, they still wish to preserve the town's down-home character and protect mom-and-pop businesses. This article presents how Hickory is balancing progress and community concerns.
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24311
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Direct contracting between doctors and hospitals allows them to assume financial risks and skirt health insurance companies, effectively cutting costs of employee medical benefits. One such example occurred between Glen Raven Mills Inc. and Alamance Regional Medical Center.